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Layered air, missile defense critical to U.S. security

Posted March 2, 2018 by David Vergun

Army photograph by Anthony Sweeney Exercise Artemis Strike is a German-led tactical live fire exercise with live Patriot and Stinger missiles at the NATO Missile Firing Installation in Chania, Greece from Oct. 31-Nov. 9, 2018. In addition to peer competitors China and Russia, North Korea and Iran are posing a rapidly evolving threat, said Lt….

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504th’s Imagery Analysts serve as combat multipliers at NTC

Posted March 30, 2018 by Capt. Kevin Sandell,

Often serving in a behind-the-scenes role of military operations, geospatial intelligence imagery analysts have a critical role in the intelligence fight across modern battlefields.

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Mobility Airmen deliver a mission of love to Guatemala

Posted April 25, 2018 by Master Sgt. Joey Swafford

Air Force photograph by Master Sgt. Joey Swafford Senior Airman Andrew Flint, 21st Airlift Squadron loadmaster, directs a firetruck off of a C-17 Globemaster III at La Aurora International Airport, Guatemala City, Guatemala, April 20, 2018 during a Denton Program mission. The Denton Program is a Department of Defense transportation program that moves humanitarian cargo,…

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DoD Official: Lethality, Readiness Drive Acquisition and Sustainment Reform

Posted May 4, 2018 by Terri Moon Cronk

Navy photograph The F-35C Lightning II designated CF-2 completed the final system development and demonstration flight at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md., April 11, 2018. The aircraft, assigned to the F-35 Pax River Integrated Test Force, completed a mission to collect loads data while carrying external 2,000-pound GBU-31 Joint Direct Attack Munitions and AIM-9X…

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AFRL unveils “one-stop” technology licensing

Posted May 23, 2018 by Holly Jordan

Courtesy photograph The Air Force Research Laboratory is launching Express Licensing, a one-stop shopping approach that allows entrepreneurs to discover available AFRL-developed technologies and quickly and easily determine if a licensing opportunity fits their capabilities. Pictured here are voxelated liquid crystal elastomers, a shape-changeable soft material technology available on the Express Licensing website. The Air…

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Pacer Classic III mods give T-38 new life

Posted June 22, 2018 by Alex R. Lloyd

What do you do with airplanes that were built in the early 1960s and are planned to be flying well past their 70th birthday? You give them a structural makeover that will provide the strength and longevity to go the distance.

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U.S., Egypt commence Exercise Eagle Response 18

Posted July 27, 2018 by

Navy photograph A sailor deployed to U.S. 5th Fleet’s Task Group 52.3, left, and Egyptian Naval Force (ENF) sailors conduct a familiarization dive during Eagle Response 18. Eagle Response 18 is an explosive ordnance disposal and diving exercise with the ENF conducted to enhance interoperability and war-fighting readiness, fortify military-to-military relationships and advance operational capabilities…

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Mobile command post advances set the course for survivability and overmatch

Posted August 15, 2018 by Kathryn Bailey

Army command post stakeholders recently attended a demonstration here that featured emerging expeditionary mission command technologies with one primary benchmark -- mobility.

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F-35C boards Ike for developmental testing

Posted October 7, 2015 by PO2 Hillary Browning

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike) accomplished its first arrested landing of an F-35C Lightning II carrier variant, Oct. 2.

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General Dynamics Bath Iron Works christens future USS Rafael Peralta

Posted November 2, 2015 by

On Oct. 31, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works christened the U.S. Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer Rafael Peralta (DDG 115). The ship is named for Sgt. Rafael Peralta, U.S. Marine Corps, who was deployed to Iraq in Operation Iraqi Freedom and was killed Nov. 15, 2004, during the Second Battle of Fallujah in house-to-house urban combat….

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